Princess Theater

Main Street,
Carthage, TN 37030

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This theater belonged to my uncle John Phelps, a veteran of World War II who made his home in Carthage, Tennessee, worked as a rural letter carrier, delivered newspapers from Nashville, was a taxidermist, served on the Civil Defense, and was a skilled hunter and fisherman. The Princess was on Main Street a half-block from the Square. Nothing fancy, just a small town theater serving a rural community. The Princess burned in about 1960 and never reopened. The site was built upon a few years later. My uncle died in 1992.

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Patsy on November 4, 2006 at 5:42 pm

Isn’t Carthage the hometown of Mr. Al Gore?

tonybutler on February 17, 2007 at 6:24 am

Yes, Patsy, that’s correct. There was also a drive-in a few miles northwest of Carthage. It was the Green Hills Drive-In. I believe it closed in the 1980’s.

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